Africa’s Readiness for Climate Change (ARCC) Forum


Organized by the UCLA African Studies Center Registration to attend ARCC is now open: RSVP here Date: April 19-23, 2021 Time: 9:00 AM Location: Zoom (RSVP for link) The UCLA African Studies Center and the Earth Rights Institute invite you to engage with us in the 2021 virtual ARCC Forum. The inaugural forum will expand […]

The Films of Sarah Maldoror


Organized by UCLA Film & Television Archive Free Registration (RSVP to receive Zoom link) The UCLA Film & Television Archive is partnering with CSW and the Black Feminism Initiative to present two of Sarah Maldoror’s markedly distinct works: her first short, Monangambé (1969), and her satiric, delightful French television film, Dessert for Constance (1981). Presented in dialogue with […]

Rupture and Continuity

Organized by the Department of Political Science 1st Annual UCLA Graduate Conference in Political Theory Date: Friday, April 23rd - Sunday, April 25 Location: Online/Zoom Event Registration Alongside a keynote address from Professor Bonnie Honig of Brown University, the conference will feature a number of panels on feminist politics, indigenous politics, postcolonial theory, as well […]

Thinking Gender 2021: “Care, Mutual Aid, and Reproductive Labor in a Time of Crisis”

This event has passed. Watch the Keynote Panel on our YouTube Channel. Thinking Gender 2021 31st Annual Graduate Student Research Conference "Care, Mutual Aid, and Reproductive Labor in a Time of Crisis" April 28-30, 2021 Free, Public Keynote Panel on Friday, April 30, 2021 (Register for Zoom link) Thinking Gender 2021 will focus on feminist, […]

Conversations in Black Feminist Practice: Black Queer Radicalisms


A Discussion Between Charlene Carruthers and C. Riley Snorton Moderated by Ebony Oldham with a Welcome by SA Smythe This event has passed. View a recording on our YouTube Channel. Download Flyer This talk is part of the Black Feminism Initiative's 2020-2021 public program series, Conversations in Black Feminist Practice. DATE: Friday, May 7, 2021 TIME: 1:00 […]

2021 Awards Celebration


This event has passed. Watch Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell's keynote address and Q&A on CSW’s YouTube channel! Join the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) for a special virtual event on Thursday, May 20th to honor the center’s accomplishments, student award recipients, and this year’s Distinguished Leader in Feminism Award honoree. Watch the Livestream […]

Freedom and Fugitivity

Organized by Sanctuary Spaces: Reworlding Humanism within the Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy Date: Friday, June 11 Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Location: Webinar (Registration Required) Situated at the present historical conjuncture of resurgent white nationalism and xenophobia, the closing event of the Sanctuary Spaces Sawyer Seminar, Freedom and Fugitivity thinks across Black […]

Author Chat Series: Akwaeke Emezi x Zoé Samudzi

Organized by the Salt Eaters Bookshop and the Black Feminism Initiative Join us in celebrating the release of Akwaeke Emezi's Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir with an intimate conversation between authors Akwaeke Emezi and Zoé Samudzi. Wednesday June 23rd at 6pm PST, 9pm EST. RSVP HERE. DATE: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 TIME: 6 PM (PST) | […]



Organized by Now Be Here Art Why books NOW? Are books symbolic objects? Have books created political change? What is it that makes artists’ books a unique /compelling art form? Can artists’ books advance social justice for women? This panel discussion will tackle the history and current state of independent press and self-publishing by women […]

Information Session for Graduate Students

As part of the New Grad Student & TA Resource Fair, we're hosting an open information session specifically for UCLA graduate students! Stop by our Zoom room on Thursday, September 16th from 2 to 3pm, to find out about our research streams, upcoming events, and funding opportunities. How to Register and Access Zoom Info "Introduction […]

Open House 2021

Welcome back to campus, Bruins! CSW is inviting new and returning UCLA students to our Open House to learn more about our research streams, upcoming events, and funding opportunities (for both graduate and undergraduate students of all genders). Stop by in-person in front of the Public Affairs building from 12-2 PM or join the Zoom […]